List of Provosts of Eton College


List of Provosts of Eton College

The Provost is the chairman of the Governing Body of Eton College. He is chosen by the Crown and is assisted by a Vice-Provost and ten Fellows.

Provosts of Eton

*Henry Sever 1440–1442
*William Waynflete 1442–1447
*John Clerk 1447
*William Westbury 1447
*Thomas Barker 1477 (elected but refused office)
*Henry Bost 1477–1504
*Roger Lupton 1504–1535
*Roger Aldrich 1535–1547
*Sir Thomas Smith 1547–1554
*Henry Cole 1554–1559
*William Bill 1559–1561
*Richard Bruerne 1561 (election annulled)
*William Day 1561–1596
*Sir Henry Savile 1596–1622
*Sir Thomas Murray 1622–1623
*Sir Henry Wotton 1624–1639
*Richard Steward 1639–1644
*Francis Rous 1644–1659
*Nicholas Lockyer 1659–1660
*Nicholas Monck 1660–1662
*John Meredith 1662–1665
*Richard Allestree 1665–1680
*Zachary Cradock 1681–1695
*Henry Godolphin 1695–1732
*Henry Bland 1733–1746
*Stephen Sleech 1746–1765
*Edward Barnard 1765–1781
*William Hayward Roberts 1781–1791
*Jonathan Davies 1791–1809
*Joseph Goodall 1809–1840
*John Lonsdale 1840 (elected but refused office)
*Francis Hodgson 1840–1853
*Edward Craven Hawtrey 1853–1862
*Charles Old Goodford 1862–1884
*John James Hornby 1884–1909
*Edmond Warre 1909–1918
*Montague Rhodes James 1918–1936
*Lord Hugh Cecil (Lord Quickswood from 1941) 1936–1944
*Sir Henry Marten 1945–1949
*Claude Aurelius Elliott 1949–1965
*Harold Caccia, Baron Caccia 1965–1978
*Martin Charteris, Baron Charteris of Amisfield 1978–1991
*Sir Antony Acland 1991–2000
*Sir Eric Anderson 2000–"2009"
*William Waldegrave, Baron Waldegrave of North Hill "2009"–


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